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German for Singers : A Textbook of Diction and Phonetics

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ISBN-10: 0028717503

ISBN-13: 9780028717500

Edition: 1st 1981

Authors: William Odom

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A book/CD-ROM approach to mastering German diction. Describes the full range of German sounds, including the many exceptions to standard rules of pronunciation, and contains exercises for learning the International Phonetic Alphabet and for learning to transcribe this universally accepted shorthand system. Includes musical examples from folk and art songs, and appendices of English and German vowel and consonant charts, songs, and a guide to German pronunciation of Latin (new to this edition). This second edition adds examples to exercises, and contains a CD-ROM with examples of authentic German diction. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1981
Publisher: Thomson Gale
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Weight: 0.132

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
CD Tracks
Alphabetical Index
Introduction to Phonetics
Transcribing Sounds
Describing sounds: Articulatory Phonetics
The Sounds Of German
The Sounds of r, ch
Word Structure
The Sounds of b, d, g
The Sounds of s and Its Combinations
The Sounds of l, r
The sounds of h, j
The Sounds of z, p, t, k, x, qu
The Sounds of C
The Sounds of w, v, f
The Sounds of m, n
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C